County Fair Royalty Float is Best of Show
The 2014 Idaho County Fair Parade was a success; there were over 40 entries varying from royalty to miniature horses to 4-H groups.
The Fair Board would like to thank everyone who entered the parade and also everyone who helped to make it such a success. Thanks to the Hang Out for allowing the parade to use their parking lot for the lineup, Collette Schaeffer and Sheri Daly for helping with the sign in, Pat Holthaus, Lynn Guyer and Ed Holthaus for helping with the line-up, Pat Holthaus for announcing, the Lionís Club for the use of their sound system, Hoene Hardware for letting us hook up the sound system in front of their store, to Budís for loaning out two of their side by sides for the Fair Board to ride in and special thanks to the Coyote Mule Company for driving the Grand Marshal in their mule drawn wagon.
The Fair Board would also like to thank the Prairie football team who cleaned up after the parade. The winners of the parade are as follows:
Commercial: 1st-St. Maryís Hospital; 2nd-Syringa Hospital; 3rd-Gortsema Motors
Non-Profit: 1st-Color Guard and VFW; 2nd-Grand Marshals/Coyote Mule Company; 3rd-Prairie League
Royalty: 1st-Idaho County Royalty; 2nd-Lewis County Royalty; 3rd-Past Idaho County Royalty
Equestrian: 1st-Riggins Rodeo; 2nd-Central Idaho Rodeo Association; 3rd-Border Days Rodeo
Best of Show: Idaho County Royalty
This being the 80th anniversary of the Fair, past royalty were invited to ride in the parade. Shown above are both sides of the float.
The Color Guard was the top winner in the non-profit category.
The Mini-Horse parade entry.
The Cottonwood Saddliers parade entry as well as youngsters chasing after the candy they tossed out.
Part of the St. Maryís Hospital parade entry which was best of show in the commercial division.
Prairie Leagueís parade entry. Thatís Sam Remacle in the sumo suit.
Border Days Queen Nicole Poxleitner during the Fair Parade.
The Riggins Rodeo royalty were the top winners in the equestrian division.
The Keuterville Livestock 4-H Club float.
Coyote Mule Companyís mule drawn wagon in the Fair Parade. On board are the grand marshals, Chuck and Jane Pratt.